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Instructional Designers and Technologists
District Of Columbia

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Develop instructional materials and products and assist in the technology-based redesign of courses. Assist faculty in learning about, becoming proficient in, and applying instructional technology.

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Currently Employed: 2,009

Projected Annual Job Openings: 80

Typical Hourly Wage: $25.65 - $46.43

Typical Annual Salary: $53,300 - $96,600

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Typical education needed for entry: Master's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: 5 years or more

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Present and make recommendations regarding course design, technology, and instruction delivery options.
  • Define instructional, learning, or performance objectives.
  • Develop instructional materials and products for technology-based redesign of courses.
  • Provide analytical support for the design and development of training curricula, learning strategies, educational policies, or courseware standards.
  • Interview subject matter experts or conduct other research to develop instructional content.
  • Design learning products, including web-based aids or electronic performance support systems.
  • Design instructional aids for stand-alone or instructor-led classroom or online use.
  • Conduct needs assessments and strategic learning assessments to develop the basis for curriculum development or to update curricula.
  • Assess effectiveness and efficiency of instruction according to ease of instructional technology use and student learning, knowledge transfer, and satisfaction.
  • Develop instructional materials, such as lesson plans, handouts, or examinations.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Scanners
  • Special purpose telephones

Technology:
  • Computer based training software
  • Desktop publishing software
  • Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Video creation and editing software
  • Web page creation and editing software

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